Your hypothetical question has the aura of a grad-level college philosophy course. I have consulted Wittengenstein and Kant and they tell me that they don't have an answer.
Closer to reality, I don't think Berkshire Hathaway has ever paid a dividend or bought back shares. Of course there is no "certainty" that they never will. Nevertheless, Astral and I are insulted that you are hinting that Berkshire is almost worthless.
If you want to redeem yourself in our eyes, you will place market orders on Monday morning for 10,000 shares of ITIC and 10,000 of BRKA. We are counting on you. Put it on your visa card if you have to.